Amelia Rose Earhart Completes Round-the-world Flight in Pilatus PC-12 NG
Amelia Rose Earhart completed an around-the-world flight in a Pilatus PC-12 NG earlier this week, becoming the youngest female, at 31, to fly around the world in a single-engine aircraft. Landing at Oakland (Calif). International Airport, Amelia Rose Earhart returned to her flight origin and “closed the flight plan” of the original Amelia Mary Earhart. The contemporary Earhart–no direct relation to the aviatrix who disappeared July 2, 1937, on her round-the-world flight attempt–conducted the trip to draw attention to her foundation to fund flight scholarships for young women interested in pursuing a career in aviation.